Academy Award-winners are selected by algorithms that allow voters to rank candidates in order of preference, selecting backups if their first choices lose. What if we elected our leaders that way?
The movement to overturn Citizens United might just make 2012’s record election spending into the end of an era.
Despite widespread petitions and concerns about money in politics, corporations will provide funding for the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Community organizers around the country worked overtime to hand the election to President Barack Obama. Now we need him to stand up for our values and vision.
Minorities around the country stood strong in the face of efforts to suppress their votes. Now that the election is over, what will happen to that energy and force?
In some places around the country, efforts to suppress the vote are being shot down. Read on to hear about the good news this election day, and check back later for updates.
Beginning at 7:00 eastern standard time and continuing until 1 a.m., Democracy Now! will cover the election results live. Watch it here at YES!
Election Day is right around the corner. Here are 12 tips to make sure your vote is counted.
One the biggest voting myths is that those with felonies on their record have lost the right to vote forever. Here’s how you can get re-enfranchised.
Larry King moderated the lively discussion between four alternative-party candidates, which focused on issues that Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have avoided.
In this interview, Colin Beavan speaks with YES! Senior Editor Madeline Ostrander about the goals, strategies, and platform behind his run for Congress in New York.
How do your representatives stack up when it comes to voting on policy that helps—or hinders—economic equality? Before you go to the polls, check out the Congressional Report Card for the 99%
Your favored candidates may be outspent, but if they out-organize, they may be able to prevail.
Who’s the latest supporter for a constitutional amendment to overturn the controversial Supreme Court decision? Just the President of the United States. No big deal.
Who’s lining the pocket of your representatives? Here’s a tool you can use to find out.